The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the Astana format:
1.Reaffirmed their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of the Syrian Arab Republic and to the purposes and principles of the UN Charter;
2.Highlighted that these principles should be universally respected and that any action that might violate them and undermine achievements of the Astana format should be avoided;
A la suite de l’entretien de coordination le 24 mai dernier à Saint-Pétersbourg entre le Président de la République Française et le Président de la Fédération de Russie, la France et la Russie mettront en œuvre dans les prochains jours un projet humanitaire conjoint en Syrie pour répondre aux besoins des populations civiles qui demeurent très importants dans la Ghouta orientale (Douma) en particulier pour la prise en charge des urgences médicales dans les hôpitaux gérés par le Croissant rouge arabe syrien.
Fire and rescue divisions of the Russian Emergency Ministry keep on helping people whose houses are located in flooded areas. Those who have refused to go to temporary shelters are provided with foodstuffs, essentials and medicines. Livestock, pets and birds are being evacuated.
Managing bodies and forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Volgograd Region Directorate are working under the state of emergency. As of 7 April, 61 people, including 27 children, are staying at temporary shelters. Water has been pumped out of 19 houses and debris has been removed from 47 yards.
71 settlements, 803 houses, 3,502 farmlands, 29 low-level bridges and 8 sections of motorways remain flooded.
370 people have been relocated, with 56 of them staying at temporary shelters, while the rest preferred leaving for relatives and friends.
Normal functioning of the society is not disturbed: there are bypasses and all the settlements are within reach of firefighters.
Social, medical and other services are working at temporary shelters, people there are provided with hot meals, including baby food, bottled water, essentials and means of communication.
Vehicles of the 75th humanitarian convoy of the Russian Emergencies Ministry have arrived to their destination. Currently, the cargo is being unloaded in Donetsk and Luhansk Regions. Upon unloading, all relief goods will be distributed by corresponding organizations to social facilities of Donetsk and Luhansk Regions and among the population.
All vehicles underwent inspection by customs agencies and border services.
Vehicles will return back to the Don Rescue Center through Donetsk and Matveyev Kurgan border checkpoints.